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Merck Pulls Out Of Agreement To Supply Life-Saving Vaccine To Millions Of Kids

Merck Pulls Out Of Agreement To Supply Life-Saving Vaccine To Millions Of Kids

NPR - Michaeleen Doucleff

The pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. Inc. is ending a long-term agreement to supply a lifesaving vaccine for children in West Africa. At the same time, the company has started sending the vaccine to China, where it will likely be sold for a much higher price. The vaccine is for a deadly form of …

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